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Lightning sensor

Discussion specific to Fine Offset and similar rebadged weather stations
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damkon
Posts: 12
Joined: Tue 09 Jun 2020 10:33 am
Weather Station: WH1080
Operating System: Ubuntu

Lightning sensor

Post by damkon »

Hi. How use extra sensor on CumulusMX ? I want use Lightning sensor but I don't know how to do this. CumulusMX is running on Raspberry pi4. What sensor i must to buy and how connect to raspberry pi

AllyCat
Posts: 1077
Joined: Sat 26 Feb 2011 1:58 pm
Weather Station: Fine Offset 1080/1 & 3080
Operating System: Windows XP SP3
Location: SE London

Re: Lightning sensor

Post by AllyCat »

Hi,

It is a feature of some of the ECOWITT weather stations (previously known as Fine Offset), for example I noticed it in the following advert (but they are not as easy to buy in Europe). Also beware that the specific reference to "lightning" might be a "mis-print" because that list does not include "Solar" data which IS supported. :

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/PanTech-Wea ... .l4275.c10

You should find some recent relevant discussion by searching this forum for "ECOWITT LIGHTNING".

The following link to another forum is not recent (2017) but you might also find some relevant information there:

https://www.meteocercal.info/forum/Thre ... =lightning

Cheers, Alan.

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